“Afridi delivers international quality advice on local law matters. The team meets deadlines and bring a commercial understanding to their work product. They are also responsive and personable in their dealings.” - Legal 500 EMEA

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital


  • Professional
  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Academic
  • LL.M. (Corporate & Financial Services Law), National University of Singapore, 2014
  • B. Com LL.B. (Hons.), Gujarat National Law University, 2013


Ayush is a corporate lawyer based in Afridi & Angell’s Dubai office specialising in M&A, private equity, corporate and commercial transactions and advisory matters.


He has over seven years’ experience in handling high deal values and often works in complex M&A, and private equity transactions across various jurisdictions.


Representative transactional experience includes:


  • Advised a Swedish foundation asset management company in its USD 590 million global acquisition of industrial process systems business from a multinational company headquartered in Stockholm.


  • Advised an Indian based fund in its USD 235 million acquisition of thetravel business process management arm of an Indian conglomerate.


  • Advised a global private equity firm in its USD 105 million investment in a non-banking financial company in India.


  • Advised one of India’s largest healthcare start-ups in its USD 53 million fund raised from various foreign investors.


  • Advised an Indian company engaged in the on-demand car rental business in its USD 25 million fund raised from automotive manufacturing companies in South Korea.


  • Advised an Indian company in its overseas investment in an ed-tech company in England and Wales.


  • Advised an Indian company in its overseas investment by way of promissory notes in a company incorporated in Delaware.


Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, Ayush worked at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, New Delhi, for over seven years.